Many talented amateur photographers are so focused on what they are doing that they aren't ...
I am a guerilla film maker. I make short films using DIY gear, that would cost thousands, for next to nothing. The bane of my life has been creating a pan and tilt system for my DIY built jib crane. I am technical but when it comes to electronics and electrical I tend to fail […]
If you have decided that photography is more than a hobby to you and that you’d like to make it your primary source of income, then here are some career paths to enter the world of full-time photography. It’s a tough world but there are great rewards such as travel, exciting locations and great events.
Every photographer has to start somewhere and most beginners have to overcome several hindrances on their photography journey. Here are the top five that I have discovered and how to overcome them.
One of the things I learnt early on in my teaching career was creating an atmosphere of inspiration and success. The old adage that says ‘nothing creates success like success’ is incredibly true when learning photography. Small amounts of success or at the very least, perceived success, are great motivators.
An image does not just appear in front of your lens and you just press the shutter button and there it is. Neither is it luck or pure chance. The perfect image starts long before your press the shutter. It starts when far away from the scene you are about to photograph. How to start that process and what route to take to the image is what I am going to help you discover on this exciting journey as you learn digital photography.
The point and shoot generation creates a problem when attempting to shoot great images. If you are one of these you are already at a disadvantage when trying to take a great photo. Finding the nearest viewpoint and pushing the shutter button will hardly ever result in a great image.